- Don’t Feed the Trolls?
- Jade Eggs for Your Kegels
- Can You Lose 5kg in Three Days With This One Weird Trick?
- But You Should Question Some Things…
- I Got Trolled by My First Anti-Vaxxer!
- Birth Certificate Bonds: What’s the Motivation?
- Your Birth Certificate Is Not a Bond. Really.
- Stop Criticizing Fracking and Pipelines
- Shaving with Occam’s Razor
- Son of Holiday Myths Debunked
- Alternative Medicine (122)
- Conspiracy Theories (126)
- Consumer Ripoffs (32)
- Cool Stuff (128)
- Education (120)
- Energy (33)
- Events (58)
- Food (11)
- Health (295)
- History (51)
- Nature (122)
- New Age (45)
- Paranormal (50)
- Pseudoscience (191)
- Science (311)
- Skeptoid Podcast (51)
- Space (62)
- Technology (75)
- TV & Media (157)
- Uncategorized (109)
- Urban Legends (86)
Tag Archives: Snopes
In my previous post (yes, the one about Playboy), I mentioned that it is sometimes good to challenge yourself on things you consider “facts” or where you assume something to be the way it is. It is a fun skeptical … Continue reading
Most everyone has a woo-loving, conspiracy-obsessed or anti-science family member. And we all know a Christmas dinner with a few glasses of wine and some long-simmering resentment is the perfect opportunity for them to give their skeptical relation (and everyone … Continue reading
I have a bad habit of getting into Twitter spats with purveyors of conspiracy theories, pseudoscience and general nonsense. Last week, I stumbled on a tweet pushing the discredited bit of “news” that President Obama had threatened treason charges and … Continue reading
By now, I’m sure many of you have seen the alleged “science quiz” making the rounds on the Internet — the one that says dinosaurs lived with people and that an Apatosaurus is the best explanation for the Leviathan of … Continue reading
A few weeks back, I stirred up a bit of controversy when some people thought I was showing a liberal bias by debunking some social media posts. One of the sources I generally pick to make a quick check on … Continue reading
When doing my usual check of “What’s New” on snopes.com, I came across a recent entry for an email from one Kitty Werthmann, purporting to tell her story of living through the annexation of Austria by Nazi Germany, also known … Continue reading